ltrenthem on April 29th, 2011

Carlie was a dog that touched my heart when I first saw her at Tipton County animal shelter last September. She wasn’t the kind of dog we normally offer for adoption but her sweet quiet demeanor appealed to me. I asked the staff to try and keep her safe. Months went by and Carlie was […]

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admin on April 28th, 2011

Good things happen when you keep and open mind and heart.  Marilyn Tillman knew she wanted a somewhat young (not a puppy) adult dog when she contacted Real Good Dog Rescue.  Her one ‘must have’ trait was that the dog be a cuddle bug.  Her first choice was Flopsy, but RGDR only had ONE Flopsy. […]

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 UTOPIA Animal Hospital, 1157 Madison Avenue (Madison and I240), is the place to be on Friday night, April 29th, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.    If you love animals, art, wine and cheese, plan to join us at this tres chic event! Denis Savouray, whose artistic creations adorn the walls of Utopia will be on […]

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We have an abundance of rescued Rat Terrier and Bichon Frise dogs who are looking for their FURever homes. Some have been with us for a while. Others are more recent additions (like the Bichons) but are so deserving of their new homes that we are willing to waive the adoption fees to approved adopters […]

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realgooddogrescue on April 24th, 2011

Normal adoption fees RARELY cover our cost of spay/neuter, vaccines, parasite exams, grooming, preventatives. This year has been a very expensive year for rescue. So Far: 1) Treated 17 dogs for heartworms($150-$200 per dog in addition to normal cost of vaccinating, altering and parasite testing): Carlie, Chip(died), Nikki, Austin, Rommy, Buddy, Copper, Penny, Hutch, Tiger,Terri, […]

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chinagirl98 on April 23rd, 2011

On this beautiful Saturday before Easter Real Good Dog Rescue worked two events today.  The volunteers took many applications and adopted several dogs today.  One event was at the Downtown Farmers Market off of Front Street from 8:00 AM till 12:00 AM and the second event today was at the Hollywood Feed Store at Germantown […]

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ltrenthem on April 19th, 2011

We rescued Nikki and her daughter Snowball from living neglected in a back yard, being fed when someone remembered to leave food out for them. Nikki is a Japanese Chin mix and Snowball is the result of breeding Nikki to a pug.  Both dogs were heartworm positive and had been for at least two years. […]

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admin on April 14th, 2011

Real Good Dog Rescue and Broad Street Development want you to  get your wine on at The Art of Wine fundraiser and adoption event on Broad Street, Friday, April 15th, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m!  Several REAL GOOD DOGS will be on hand with their talented noses to help you identify the bouquet on various […]

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admin on April 11th, 2011

The Bucher family from New Orleans adopted Wrigley, the baby buff cocker spaniel, last April.  On April 1st, they celebrated their first year together as Wrigley’s birthday.  Here’s Wrigley in 2010: Here’s the note sent by his Mom, Janet:  Hi,  Just wanted to let y’all know we haven’t forgotten your generosity in letting us adopt Wrigley. […]

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admin on April 11th, 2011

Celine came into Real Good Dog Rescue on Maunday Thursday (Thursday before Easter) 2010.  Exactly, date-wise, one year later, she was adopted by Stephanie Hamm.  I think this picture tells the story, but here in Celine’s own words, as transcribed by her new mom, Stephanie, is Celine’s happy new beginning:  Dear Momma Julie, I just wanted […]

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